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    "After an earlier run at settling this case failed, the court observed that some cases just need to be tried. This case apparently needs to be tried twice." That's what a US District Court judge in San Francisco said after settlement talks broke down between Oracle, the company that owns the Java API, and Google, which used JavaScript in building its Android operating system. The first trial, dating back to 2012, ended in a mistrial as a hung jury couldn't decide whether Google's fair use argument was valid. Oracle is looking for billions in royalties it thinks it was deprived of. Chief ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google's new enhancements to Google+, which are still not enough for most of us to consider making this our social network. Oracle and Google follow the news as rumors have it that their legal issues are about to return to the scene over the Java API used to develop Android apps. AT&T then surprises us with some new contract changes that actually benefit customers. The iPhone 5S takes the spotlight next as customers begin to complain about the reliability of Touch ID. We end today's show talking about the Nexus 5, Android 4.4.1, and why ...

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    It's been a couple weeks since we last brought you news of a lawsuit between some smartphone heavyweights, so clearly we're long overdue. This time, we're returning to a case that initially seemed like it was all wrapped-up, but the appeals process now threatens to turn things on their head, with the chance that Google could suddenly find itself on the hook for a lot of money owed to Oracle. Back last May, we got the verdict in the Oracle vs. Google suit, where Oracle went after Google for copyright infringement over its implementation of the Java APIs. After losing its patent claims, ...

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